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Friday, August 17, 2012

Sidebar Additions

You might notice that with my return to this blog, I've added some nice, flash new widgets to my sidebar!
Don't freak out. They're not telling you that you're the 1,000,000th visitor or that you've won a new iPad - they're telling you about two cool sites that feed the hungry.

The first is www.freerice.com 
Some of you may have heard of it. It's a fun quiz that tests your vocabulary. 
Choose from almost 20 subjects under the headings of English, Humanities, Maths, Sciences, Chemistry, Languages, Geography and Test Preparation.
So, you play this test and learn your subject - and for every answer you get right, the site will donate ten grains of rice to families living in poverty.
Don't ask me why they don't just give the rice to the people anyway...But try it!
Teacher? Student? Just someone with some spare time?
Play FreeRice and make a change to those living with almost nothing.

The second widget is about this site.
It's also operated by the World Food Programme, and it's also a quiz.
However, instead of testing your vocabulary, this game will test what you know about hunger.
Which region has the greatest number of hungry people? Which is the No. 1 health risk in the world?
Know the answer to those questions? Then take the quiz! Don't know the answer to those questions? Then take the quiz!
Win or lose, if you take the quiz, the World Food Programme will donate a warm meal to a child living in hunger!
I repeat: Win or lose, if you take the quiz, the World Food Programme will donate a warm meal to a child living in hunger!

So click these links, check out my sidebar, tell a friend and make a real difference to those who are living in poverty.

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